Little known, for most people something obliquely unfamiliar: The SLUB owns an extensive collection of unofficially
produced subversive journals from the 1980s in the GDR.
more information about the artist magazines of the GDR - in german.
Within the framework of a joint DFG-funded project of the Institute for Contemporary German Literature and
Cultural History (Lehrstuhl für Neuere deutsche Literatur und Kulturgeschichte) and the Sächsische Landesbibliothek -
Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden, these original graphic works have been indexed and digitized.
In around 6,000 artist contributions, the relationship between political subversity and
aesthetic innovation of a subculture in the GDR can be studied intensively.
The database contains 177 issues of the following journals:
Project management: Helgard Sauer
Project coordination: Birgit Meißner